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Whitby Swimming's very own Ed Garcia is the 2021 Swimming Canada Volunteer of the Year. Congratulations Ed on this well deserved recognition and for all that you do for our club and our sport across the country! View the full announcement on Swimming Canada's Website

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For a second year in a row, Whitby Swimming's Head Coach Olivier Renaud has been appointment to Swimming Canada's Select Coaches Group. This program identifies top swimming coaches from across Canada and provides them with unique opportunities to advance their skills through professional development and other training opportunities. Read the Full Announcement Here

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We are excited to announce our partnership with Joint Action Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre who are Whitby Swimming's newest Silver Sponsor. Book a massage in the month of January at JA Physio and Wellness Centre and you will be entered into a draw for a free 30 minute massage! Please read below to find out more about Joint Action Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre and stay tuned for some exciting swimmer workshops in the coming months! About Joint Action Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre: We are a multidisciplinary clinic in North Whitby...

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Please remember to pick up your order! Pick up: Saturday, October 30 th at 10:00 a.m. Location: AOP Parking Lot Our annual Fall Swim Meat has wrapped up with an amazing $4850 raised towards our 2021-2022 Fundraising Goals!!! What a tremendous job – thank you to all those who participated! Congratulations to SENIOR 3 on winning the Hot Pancake Breakfast for having the highest number of participants. Stay tuned for the date of your breakfast. Congratulations to Taylor Sauve & Family for being the our top seller with over 45...

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What a great feeling it is to be able to compete again! Here are a few comments from our coaches: J1/D1 were the first groups to compete on Friday evening. It was a great feeling to finally have the chance to compete with officials and get our swimmers in racing situations. Overall, the effort was great. Noticeable is all the work we have been doing on the basics- underwater kicking, streamlining, breathing patterns, turns, etc. There is still a lot more work to accomplish but this meet gave us a...

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One of our goals in our 2021-2024 Strategic Plan is to enhance the daily training environment for our swimmers. Today we have some exciting progress at AOP to share with you! First, with the help of a JumpStart development grant, we purchased training equipment that can be used by our swimmers. That way, our pre-competitive swimmers, our new members, or swimmers who forget or break their equipment can continue to follow the practices with the right equipment. Here's a sneak peek of the equipment we got: Second, with the wonderful...

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Hello Families After almost 2 years the time is finally here where our swimmers will be able to swim for some official times! We are ready to invite you to volunteer to officiate. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate all volunteers as we are limited to the number of people on deck due to COVID regulations. The time trials will take place during your swimmer’s regularly scheduled practice: October 22 from 4:00-6:00 pm - Junior 1 and Development 1 October 23 from 5:30-9:00 am - Senior...

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Our first fundraiser of the season was an amazing success! As a team, we raised just under $1500!! A tremendous thank you to all of the families who dropped off their empties last Sunday - whether it was a big or small return, every bottle and can contributed to our incredible total! Also, thank you to our crew of swimmers who sorted and carried in all of the returns. A special shout our to our gift card winners: Scarlett Moh - Development 3 Maya Duivesteyn - Development 2 Issac Allen...

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UPDATE OCTOBER 1 OPEN BOARD POSITIONS AND ROLE DESCRIPTIONS Whitby Swimming operates with nine (9) volunteer directors on our board. We have a great operational board that has established and continues to revise and implement policies and procedures with solid economic planning for our swimmers and our coaches in an effort of continuous improvement. Each year at the annual general meeting (AGM) we seek volunteers who are passionate and proud of Whitby Swimming to join our board and continue to improve the operations of the club within the region and...

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On September 18 and 19, more than 40 swimmers and their families joined us for the annual Terry Fox Run. It is now a tradition for our club to kick off the season with the TF Run. It is a great occasion for parents to meet each other and for everyone to challenge themselves with a run or a walk, while supporting a great cause. For over four decades, The Terry Fox Foundation has worked to achieve Terry’s vision – a world without cancer. Their researchers, their staff and their...